Drama Alumna Wins Yale Drama Series Competition

Janine Nabers is no stranger to receiving accolades and awards for her playwriting abilities. Recognized early on for her promising talent, she received the Samuel French/New School for Drama Award for Excellence in Playwriting in 2010 and has gained critical ... read more

Mark Ruffalo @The New School

“Why, hello young people,” said Mark Ruffalo as he settled onstage next to Pippin Parker, director of The New School for Drama. The actor and activist momentarily struggled with his lavalier mic before exclaiming, “We don’t need these! We’re actors! ... read more

Playwrights Set Forth with New Voices

The window into room 202 of 151 Bank Street was covered black, concealing its inner proceedings from passersby. However, nothing could be done about the range of loud actors’ voices that filtered out from the room. At long last, the ... read more

Drama Sets Love’s Labour’s Lost to Tango

Can you laugh too much? Love too much? Can you dance too much? New School for Drama faculty member Casey Biggs doesn’t think so, as evidenced in his upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost. The New School’s staging ... read more

New School Drama Playwrights Dominate Play Development Competition

Of the 400 applications Page 73 Productions, an organization that developments and produces new work by early-career playwrights, received for their yearlong development program, the Interstate 73 Writers Group, eight incredible playwrights were selected. It should comes a no surprise ... read more